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by Walter A. Wyckoff
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LibriVox recording of The Workers - An Experiment in Reality: The East by Walter A. Wyckoff. Read by PhyllisV A young scholar, recently graduated from Princeton College, travels across the United States as a member of the working class, taking any job he could find, enduring hardships and struggling to make a living. He travelled mainly on foot, designing for himself a social experiment on experiencing different class and culture structures and the reality of working conditions at the end of...
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BBC Radio Shows
by BBC Radio 4, Agatha Christie
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John Moffat stars as the great Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in fifteen BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations. Including: Evil Under the Sun : On holiday in Devon, Poirot becomes embroiled in the murder of a glamorous American starlet. Sad Cypress : A poison pen letter begins a chain of events which is to end in tragedy. Murder in Mesopotamia : When death occurs at an archaeological site in the Iraqi desert, Poirot is on hand to dig for clues. Lord Edgware Dies : Lord Edgware is found...
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Topics: Radio, Drama
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by Wilkie Collins
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LibriVox recording of The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins. Read in English by acousticwave; Ciufi Galeazzi; Abigail Johnston; deongines; RaMarielle; Kathleen Moore; Alice Hastie; Warren Kati; Matthew Tink; ToddHW; WilkieMills Eunice and Helena are sisters brought up by their father, the Reverend Abel Gracedieu. They grow up quietly and happily, until some dark secrets about their past come to light. One of the daughters is adopted: her mother was executed for murdering her husband. When the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, Mystery, murder, society, england, blood, 1888, 2018, cain, abel
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by Henry James
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LibriVox recording of The Sacred Fount, by Henry James. Read by skoval. Published in 1901, The Sacred Fount delves into the interior observations and obsessions of one Englishman during a weekend gathering in the country. Regarding himself as a master of human psychology, the narrator watches the goings-on of the other guests and weaves theories about the interpersonal implications of what he witnesses, leaving the not infrequently perplexed reader the task of sorting out whether his...
Topics: Librivox, audiobook, James, literature, fiction
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Henry James
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LibriVox recording of The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Henry James' classic ghost story comprises the written testimony of a young governess, charged with looking after two small children at an isolated country estate, who believes they are being haunted. As the story progresses, the governess' increasingly frenetic narration provokes the question: is she insane, or are the ghosts real? (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) For further information, including links to online...
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Topics: librivox, audio, james, ghosts, thriller, mystery, novella, Victorian
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Edith Wharton
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LibriVox recording of Sanctuary (version 2) by Edith Wharton. Read in English by Elizabeth Klett Edith Wharton's early novella focuses on Kate Orme, who begins the story happily in love with her fiance, only to discover that he hides a terrible secret. - Summary by Elizabeth Klett For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or...
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by Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Life by Upton Sinclair. Read by Rom Maczka. Faith and reason, love and virtue, morality and mortality! In these two short volumes the famous novelist, essayist, and playwright, Upton Sinclair, confided his most prized worldly wisdom for generations to come. His kind and witty personal advice both provokes and enlightens page by page. (Summary by Rom Maczka) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, Advice, essay/short nonfiction, instruction, philosophy,...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair. Read in English by Richard Kilmer In this 1907 novel about the extravagant life of New York City’s high society, the author of The Jungle, presents a portrait of the wealthy elite. Allan Montague, a lawyer of thirty, moves to New York City from Mississippi, along with his mother and cousin Alice, to join his younger brother Oliver, who had moved to the city few years before. Allan discover that Oliver has become a member of a fast-paced...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Historical Fiction
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by Sinclair Lewis
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LibriVox recording of Free Air, by Sinclair Lewis. Read by Hollis Hanover. This road trip novel is set in the early twentieth century and follows the experiences of an aristocratic New Englander and her father as they travel by automobile from Minneapolis to Seattle. She is wooed and won by a noble but simple commoner she meets along the way. Lewis is at his usual wryly humorous self, poking fun at the upper class and treating the common people only slightly better. Summary by Hollis Hanover....
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Topics: audiobook, librivox, adventure, travel, comedy, car, automobile trip
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Sinclair Lewis
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A LibriVox recording of Main Street by Sinclair Lewis, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. Carol Milford is a liberal, free-spirited young woman, reared in the metropolis of Minneapolis. She marries Will Kennicott, a doctor, who is a small-town boy at heart. When they marry, Will convinces her to live in his home-town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota. Carol is appalled at the backwardness of Gopher Prairie. But her disdain for the town's...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fiction, culture, society
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Community Video
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This 3-part series exposes the clandestine 'stay-behind' operation sponsored by the CIA and NATO to counter communist influence after World War II in Italy, as well as in other European countries. The Gladio network of operatives is alleged to have been involved in various acts of terrorism, trying to influence policies through the means of 'false flag' operations.
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Topics: gladio, terrorism
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by Edith Wharton
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LibriVox recording of The Age of Innocence , by Edith Wharton. Read by Brenda Dayne. In an era before the advent of electric lights, telephones or motor vehicles, there exists a small cluster of aristocratic “old revolutionary stock” families that rule New York’s social life. Under the rules of this society, “being things” is better than “doing things” and reputation and outward appearances come at the exclusion of everything else. In this Gilded Age, when America’s expansion...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, novel, New York, marriage, society
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Mrs. Mallory's Podcast
by Erika Mallory
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Students in my classroom are creating podcasts in which they interview characters from the stories we read. In this particular episode students are interviewing characters from the story Black Cowboy, Wild Horses, by Julius Lester. This story is about a former slave finding his freedom on the open range.
Berks Community Television
by Berks Community Television
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John Morgan and Frank McCracken discuss the history of black cowboys in the Old West.
Topics: Reading, Pennsylvania, Berks Community Television, BCTV, Public Access TV, Community Media, PEG,...
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by Baroness Emma Orczy
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LibriVox recording of Beau Brocade by Baroness Emma Orczy. Read in English by deongines Beau Brocade is a historical fiction set in England in the early 1700's. The hero Beau is a wanted highwayman, who takes from the rich to help the poor. - Summary by Deon Gines For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, English History, derbyshire, highland brigade
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by Katherine Cecil Thurston
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LibriVox recording of The Masquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston. Read in English by Simon Evers In the London fog, two men bump into each other one night. They are immediately unnerved by their exact resemblance to each other. Jack Chilcote MP is a rising political star and John Loder a man with a thwarted ambition. The plan they jointly hatch leads to a story of high tension both politically and personally. The book has been turned into a play and four films over the years. The authoress...
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by Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier
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LibriVox recording of The Inheritance by Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier. Read in English by Jim Locke "As the noblest attribute of man, family pride had been cherished time immemorial by the noble race of Rossville. Deep and incurable, therefore, was the wound inflicted on all its members by the marriage of the honorable Thomas St. Clair, the youngest son of the Earl of Rossville, with the humble Miss Sarah Black, a beautiful girl of obscure origin and no fortune." And so the stage is set...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, emotional drama, conflict of values, social inequities
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by George Griffith
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LibriVox recording of Olga Romanoff by George Griffith. Read in English by Craig Franklin Olga Romanoff (1894) is a science fiction novel by the English writer George Griffith, first published as The Syren of the Skies in Pearson's Weekly. The novel continues (from The Angel of the Revolution) the tale of a worldwide brotherhood of anarchists fighting the world armed with fantastical airships, ending on an apocalyptic note as a comet smashes into the earth. - Summary by Wikipedia For further...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fantasy, scifi, socialist, utopia
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by Pierre Janet
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LibriVox recording of The Major Symptoms of Hysteria by Pierre Janet. Read in English by Peter Tucker In this series of lectures delivered in English by the author while visiting the USA, Janet summarises the (at the time) cutting edge perspective on the various forms of hysteria. The syndromes include generalised amnesic states and conversion disorders, and show Janet's highly influential views regarding the fundamental role of dissociation. The lectures provide an insight into the development...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, psychology, mental illness, psychiatry, unconscious, hysteria, conversion...
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by Grazia Deledda
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LibriVox recording of After the Divorce by Grazia Deledda. (Translated by Maria Hornor Lansdale.) Read in English by Tom Denholm. Giovanna and Costantino Ledda are a happily married couple living with their young child in a Sardinian country village close to their extended family. Costantino is wrongly convicted of murdering his wicked uncle and with no way of supporting herself, Giovanna reluctantly divorces him and is driven to marry Brontu Dejas, a wealthy but brutish drunkard who has always...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Catholicism, feminism, Nobel Prize, divorce, landscape, imprisonment, Sardinia
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by Ralph Milne Farley
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LibriVox recording of The Radio Planet by Ralph Milne Farley. Read in English by KevinS; Lynette Caulkins; John; Gitchegumi; Kirill D; Mark Nelson; Alexis Duclaux; Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan; Dr. Lyndon; Shashank Jakhmola; Adrian Stephens; Michael Knowles; mokka Could you make a radio set? Don’t answer rashly. Don’t say that you have already built several. For note that we did not ask whether you could assemble a set from parts already manufactured by others, but rather whether you could build...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, sci-fi, science-fiction, Vénus, radio
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by Lloyd Eshbach
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LibriVox recording of The Isle of the Undead by Lloyd Eshbach. Read in English by Louise J. Belle "A gripping, thrilling, uncanny tale about the frightful fate that befell a yachting party on the dreadful island of living dead men." - Summary from Weird Tales, Volume 28, Issue 3, October 1936 For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, horror, science fiction, pulp fiction
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by G. F. Young
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LibriVox recording of The Medici, Volume 1 by G. F. Young. Read in English by volunteer readers. This work relates the history of the Medici family through three centuries and eleven generations, from its rise from obscurity, to its zenith of power and influence, to its eventual decay and ruin. It outlines their history in conjunction with the major events of Europe and dwells much on the artists and artworks patronized by the Medici - the impetus of the Renaissance. This first volume brings to...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, history, religion, art, family, Florence, architecture, dynasty,...
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by Stephen Leacock
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LibriVox recording of The Garden Of Folly by Stephen Leacock. Read in English by David Wales A 1924 collection of essays by the celebrated Canadian humorist, popular in the first half of the twentieth century throughout the English speaking world. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, humor, essays
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by Frances E. W. Harper
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LibriVox recording of Minnie's Sacrifice by Frances E. W. Harper. Read in English by Jim Locke Minnie, who lives in the South, does not know she is a mulatto. She is sent to the North after her mother's death, and there she marries Louis, who is ironically also of mixed parentage. The story revolves around their discoveries and how they deal with their true identities. (N.B. There are some missing portions of the text.) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Gene Stratton-Porter
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LibriVox recording of Freckles (Version 2) by Gene Stratton-Porter. Read in English by Murray Rupp; Rita Boutros; Elsie Selwyn; Elijah Fisher; James Wood ; Roger Swarey; MrsLSid; SopB Freckles is a young man who has been raised since infancy in a Chicago orphanage. His one dream is to find a job, a place to belong and people who accept him despite his youth and the disability of having only one hand. He finds this place in the Limberlost Swamp, as a Limberlost guard of precious timber. In the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, orphan, Limberlost
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by Margaret Fuller
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LibriVox recording of Summer on the Lakes, in 1843 by Margaret Fuller. Read in English by KevinS; TriciaG; Betsy Walker; Ciufi Galeazzi Margaret Fuller, the American early proponent for Women's rights, writes of her visits to the Great Lakes in the summer of 1843. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks
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by Henry David Thoreau
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LibriVox recording of Poems of Nature by Henry David Thoreau. Read by Larry Wilson The fifty poems here brought together under the title ‘Poems of Nature’ are perhaps two-thirds of those which Thoreau preserved. Many of them were printed by him, in whole or in part, among his early contributions to Emerson’s Dial, or in his own two volumes, The Week and Walden, which were all that were issued in his lifetime. Others were given to Mr. Sanborn for publication, by Sophia Thoreau, the year...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, Americana, transcendentalism, Walden, naturalism
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by T. W. H. Crosland
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LibriVox recording of The Wild Irishman by T. W. H. Crosland. Read in English by John History and customs of the Irish and Ireland. A word of warning to the listener: The Wild Irishman contains the biased, uncomplimentary opinions of Englishman, Thomas Crosland. Remember this was written in the late 1800's and published in 1905. Crosland was hyper critical of Irishmen and women at a time when American cities often posted signs, "No Irish Need Apply." If you are Irish, as am I, try to...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, culture, travel, heritage, social customes
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by Xavier de Maistre
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LibriVox recording of A Journey Round My Room by Xavier de Maistre. (Translated by Henry Attwell.) Read in English by Steven Watson Sentenced to house arrest for forty-two days owing to his participation in a duel, Xavier de Maistre was inspired to write a travel memoir about the greatest journey a man can take. It is a journey which costs nothing, one which is equally well-suited to the "miserly or prodigal, rich or poor, young or old" -- even the idlest man will enjoy this...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, French, travel, humour, memoir
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by William John Locke
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LibriVox recording of The Mountebank by William John Locke. Read in English by Simon Evers Andrew Lackaday, an English orphan, was born and brought up in a French circus. He becomes a highly skilled mimic and juggler. He plies his trade all round the country in company with his assistant Elodie, a Marseillaise. The Great War comes and he excels himself as a soldier, ending up as a Brigadier General. After the war, he has no option but to return to his old profession only to find that everything...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction
Books to Borrow
by Robert Whitaker
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Topics: Mental illness -- United States -- History, Mental illness -- Treatment -- United States --...
Books to Borrow
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xviii, 348 p. ; 24 cm
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Topics: Schizophrenia -- Treatment -- United States -- History, Mentally ill -- Care -- United States --...
Brattleboro Community TV
by Brattleboro Community Television
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At BML: Robert Whitaker - Anatomy of an Epidemic
Topics: Vermont, Brattleboro, BCTV Archives, Brattleboro Community Television, Public Access TV, Community...
Fringe
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Reupload of Peter Breggin.
Topics: Peter Breggin, Anti-psychiatry, Reupload
Off-Center and Outsider
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CIA druge trade exposed.
Topics: Drugs, Mena, Bill Clinton, NWO, New World Order, Conspiracy, Illuminati, Occult, Secret Society,...
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Feb. 22, 1998 Gene "Chip" Tatum was a Vietnam Special Forces Air Combat Controller, Defense Intelligence Asset, and US Army special operations pilot flying classified missions during the US invasion of Grenada, Tatum was also involved in the Nixon Administrations relations with China, NASA's Apollo Program, the Iran Contra Affair, and several other classified intelligence operations dating through through 1992 . Tatum was a member of the ultra-secret, international G7 run Pegasus...
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Topics: Chip Tatum, blackops, CIA, drug trafficking, Vietnam War, Operation Phoenix, Oliver North, Grenada
Sojourner Truth Radio
by Sojourner Truth
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Rick Donnell Ross better known as “Freeway” Ricky Ross and Cornell “Coach” Ward  join us for a special in studio discussion about their role in the explosion of crack cocaine that hit US streets in the early 80’s.  Freeway Rick is the subject of a new documentary film, directed by filmmaker Marc Levin titled “Freeway: Crack in the System” that chronicles early days of the crack epidemic and the role played by Nicaraguan drug traffickers in bringing the drug to the US with the...
Topics: Freeway Rick Ross, Rick Ross, Ricky Ross, Crack, Crack in the System, Freeway: Crack in the System
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Freeway Ricky Ross Interview
Topic: Freeway Ricky Ross Interview
Fringe
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Documentary on the world trade center false flag operation in 2001 exposing the deception by government. 
Topics: Iran contra affair, Oliver North, false flag, Israel, Zionism, terrorism, Al Qaeda, Mossad, Osama...
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The Executive Director of the Christic Instititute, Sara Nelson, speaks to a California Women's Group, Women For:, about Government Deception. Topics discussed include the Iran-Contra Affair and the Christic Institute case against the off-the-shelf enterprise, the S&L Scandal, and third-party politics.
Topics: Christic Institute, Sara Nelson, Iran-Contra, S&L Scandal, Nicaraguan Revolution
Educational Films
by Films Incorporated
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Events in Iran in the late 1970s proved disastrous for the United States. It lost an ally, the economy of the West was weakened, U.S. hostages were taken, and the U.S. oil supply was endangered. The film provides an historical overview of U.S. policy in Iran up to the rise of anti-Americanism exploited by Ayatollah Khomeini. Extracted from the NBC White Paper, No more Vietnams ... but
Topics: Diplomatic relations, Politics and government
Educational Films
by Gorostiaga, Xabier; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Films Incorporated
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Produced by the BBC
Topic: Politics and government
The VHS Vault
by Sherry Jones, Judy Woodruff, WGBH Educational Foundation., PBS Video, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Discusses America's policies that led to the trail of arms and money to support the war in Nicaragua. Shows the effect of the war on the people, their views and the attitude of the Nicaraguan government towards the war. Also comments on events that led to the Iran/Contra affair. 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format [NTSC] Director and producer, Sherry Jones; executive producer, David Fanning; Correspondent, William Greider Judy Woodruff
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Topics: frontline (television program), War casualties -- Nicaragua -- Statistics, International relations,...
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by Robert Tressell
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LibriVox recording of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, by Robert Tressell. Read by Tadhg. Clearly frustrated at the refusal of his contemporaries to recognise the iniquity of society, Tressell's cast of hypocritical Christians, exploitative capitalists and corrupt councillors provide a backdrop for his main target — the workers who think that a better life is "not for the likes of them". Hence the title of the book; Tressell paints the workers as "philanthropists" who...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, Tressell, capitalism
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by George W. M. Reynolds
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of London Part 2 by George W. M. Reynolds. Read in English by Dave Wills The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England. The first series was published in weekly instalments from 1844-46, priced at a penny each. Serialised novels sold in this way were known as Penny Dreadfuls … without any claim to literary greatness, they sought to provide ongoing entertainment for the popular audience. When first published, this book was...
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by Clarence Leroy Andrews
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LibriVox  reading of The Story of Sitka by Clarence Leroy Andrews. Read in English by Rita Boutros The Author recounts life in the great northwest in Sitka, Alaska "Sitka of the Russians" a century ago with insights into Sitka's settlement, natives, churches, social life, trade etc., when it was at the center of trade a century ago.  (Summary by Rita Boutros) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, Alaska, Russia, history, tlingits, great northwest
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by William Cowper
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Negro's Complaint by William Cowper. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  February 9, 2020.  Read in English by Adrian Stephens; Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Graham Scott; Larry Wilson; Mickey Lee Rich and VelmaCariss. Cowper, an English poet, wrote a poem called "The Negro's Complaint" (1788) which rapidly became very famous, and was often quoted by Martin Luther King Jr. during the 20th century civil rights...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, nature, philosophy, slavery, abolition
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LibriVox recording of Strictly Business: More Stories of the Four Million by O. Henry. Read in English by Warren Kati O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). His short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. Indeed, O. Henry is often credited with defining the short story as a literary art form. Strictly Business: More Stories of the Four Million, is a collection of twenty-three short stories that...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, short stories, O. Henry, new york city, early 1900's, strictly business
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by George W. M. Reynolds
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of London Vol. IV by George W. M. Reynolds. Read in English by Jim Locke; Brian Keenan; Steven Seitel; GRuss; Rita Boutros; MajorHistory; Gillian Hendrie; Lynne T; Kathryn Phipps; annie70; ibkhan; BrittanyRill; Dr. Lyndon; ChadH94; Lola Janie; Christina Bui; 5Tommy00; Susan Floerchinger; Kathleen Moore; Mairi Patterson; Matea Bracic The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England, published in four volumes. This is the fourth and...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance, Crime, murder, poverty, family, vice, luxury
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by Myrtle Reed
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LibriVox recording of Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed. Read in English by Daryl Wor Published in 1908, this is the story of two small families and the agreeable couple who help them. The heartfelt Norths, though clouded by disabilities, maintain the joy of life while struggling through sadness and loss. Their neighbours, the Austins, live comfortably if without much in the way of shared interest. As Eloise Wynne approaches to “bless” the Norths with her amiable fiancé, Doctor Allan...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks
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LibriVox recording of The History of Burke and Hare, And of the Resurrectionist Times by George MacGregor. Read in English by Michele Fry; Colleen McMahon; John; William Allan Jones; Maeve; Greg Giordano; Ciufi Galeazzi; Mairi Patterson; Catherine Emerson; KevinS; Larry Wilson From the preface: ".....of all the criminal events that have occurred in Scotland, few have excited so deep, widespread, and lasting an interest as those which took place during what have been called the...
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by Thomas Mann
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LibriVox recording of Bashan And I by Thomas Mann. (Translated by Herman George Scheffauer.) Read in English by David Wales Simple and unpretentious as a statement by Francis d’Assisi, yet full of a gentle modern sophistication and humour, this little work will bring delight and refreshment to all who seek flight from the heavy-laden hour. It is, moreover, one of the most subtle and penetrating studies of the psychology of the dog that has ever been written—tender yet unsentimental,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, humor, dog, essay, memoir, dog psychology, dog and man, dog and affection,...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Crocodile by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Read in English by Tony Addison Ivan Matveich, the most ordinary person you might hope to meet, is swallowed alive by a crocodile at a sideshow. Finding life inside the belly of the beast quite comfortable, he makes a home for himself there. His disquisitions on the state of the world from inside the crocodile make him quite a name for himself; while all the while the discussion rages outside as to whether the beast is going to be cut...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Gambler, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Translated by C.J. Hogarth. Read by Jason Ingolfsland and Bill Boerst. The Gambler is a short novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky about a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian general. The novella reflects Dostoevsky's own addiction to roulette, which was in more ways than one the inspiration for the book: Dostoevsky completed the novella under a strict deadline so he could pay off gambling debts. (Summary from Wikipedia)...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Double: A Petersburg Poem by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Greg Giordano and sid. This is the story of a mild-mannered civil servant, Mr. Golyadkin, who begins to see his "doppelganger" appearing in his life (at work, in society, etc). This "double" has all the qualities that the protagonist lacks. His "double" bullies and persecutes him, slowly taking his place in the world. As the story...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Permanent Husband by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Frederick Whishaw.) Read in English by Lee Smalley THE PERMANENT HUSBAND, also published as The Eternal Husband, is a psychological novella by the acclaimed Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The plot revolves around the intense and complex relationship between Velchaninov and Trusotsky. Velchaninov, the protagonist, is a former lover of the recently deceased wife of Trusotsky, the title character. Some critics...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of Poor Folk by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Charles James Hogarth.) Read in English by Tony Addison; Sonia Known as Fyodor Dostoyevski's first novel, Poor Folk portrays the life of poor people and poverty in a general sense. This novel is short in comparison to most of Fyodor's other works and is applauded for its humanitarian views. The interesting part is how it is put together. The novel is written as a compilation of letters written between the two main characters....
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Brothers Karamazov (version 3) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Bruce Pirie Originally published in serial form in 1879-80, “The Brothers Karamazov” is recognized as one of the very greatest masterpieces of world literature. It is the last and finest novel of Fyodor Dostoyevsky, who died before writing a planned sequel. The story is organized initially around the efforts of adult sons to deal with their cantankerous and...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Brothers Karamazov (version 2) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Tony Addison Described as the Great Book of Wonders by Arthur Miller, this everyday tale of fraternal affection, sibling rivalry, obsession, lust, parricide, family intrigue, spiritual faith, death by economic deprivation and ultimate salvation in the soul, boasts (among other wonders) the perfect role for Marilyn Monroe, had Arthur only ever written the play....
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Crime, sensational fiction, ironic masterwork
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by George Payne Rainsford James
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LibriVox recording of The Forgery by George Payne Rainsford James. Read in English by Lynne T Humphrey Scriven is a fine, genial, mercantile man, left widowed to raise three daughters and a son. Two of the daughters marry well although happiness is not enduring. The other defers her marriage, knowing her father disapproves of her choice. The son is a disappointment to his father -- his character is not as generous or kind. However, in time, this son inherits the business, with the exception of...
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by Gabrielle Yerta; Marguerite Yerta Méléra
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LibriVox recording of Six Women and the Invasion by Gabrielle Yerta; Marguerite Yerta Méléra. Read in English by Jael Baldwin; Lynette Caulkins; Sandra Cullum; Alex Khaeliso; KevinS; Rita Boutros A true tale of the wartime resilience of six Frenchwomen whose country town was invaded by the Germans during World War I. - Summary by Jael Baldwin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, WWI, World War One, home front
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by Hendrik A. Lorentz
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LibriVox recording of The Einstein Theory of Relativity by Hendrik A. Lorentz. Read in English by Availle. When Albert Einstein published his first paper on relativity theory, it caused a stir in the physicists' community. When more and more evidence was gathered to prove the theory correct, even laymen became interested in it. Since the theory of relativity uses involved higher mathematics, it is considered notoriously difficult to grasp, and at the time it was published, it was claimed that...
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by François-René de Chateaubriand
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LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Francois Rene Vicomte de Chateaubriand Volume II by François-René de Chateaubriand. (Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.) Read in English by Nicole Lee Volume II of Chateaubriand's Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb, translated by Teixeira de Mattos. This volume covers the period from his return to France to fight, reluctantly, for the King, his early literary successes with many portraits of the great and the good, including Napoleon, through to his...
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by Georgette Heyer
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LibriVox recording of The Black Moth, Version 2 by Georgette Heyer. Read by Terra Mendoza Jack Carstares, oldest son of the Earl Wyncham, has been disgraced by his brother. Gone for six years, living the life a highwayman he meets the woman he will fall in love with. Saving her from being kidnapped by a dastardly blackguard he is injured and must stay with her family until he is able to return to his life...will she discovery his true identity? Will he be able to leave her when the time comes?...
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by Hilaire Belloc
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LibriVox recording of The French Revolution, by Hilaire Belloc. Read by Ray Clare “It is, for that matter, self-evident that if one community decides in one fashion, another, also sovereign, in the opposite fashion, both cannot be right. Reasoning men have also protested, and justly, against the conception that what a majority in numbers, or even (what is more compelling still) a unanimity of decision in a community may order, may not only be wrong but may be something which that community...
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by Maria Edgeworth
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LibriVox recording of Helen by Maria Edgeworth.  Read in English by Terra Mendoza; add1sun; Jenny Bradshaw; Jennifer Woodside; Michele Eaton; Lynne Thompson; MaryAnn; Linda Andrus; diaz2010; John Burlinson; Kathleen Moore and Jothi Tharavant. Maria Edgeworth was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. She held advanced views, for a...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Big Drum by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by a full cast. Another Pinero play. Biting satire this time, ironic comedy - not a farce. The Big Drum, a novel being written by Phil, one of the main characters, is "an attempt to portray the struggle for notoriety—for self-advertisement—we see going on around us to-day." "Oh, I believe any world would content me that's totally different from the world I've lived in so long; any world that isn't flat...
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by Geraldine Bonner
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LibriVox recording of The Black Eagle Mystery by Geraldine Bonner. Read in English by Mike Overby A New York corporate lawyer falls eighteen stories from the Black Eagle Building. Suicide, cops say. That Hollings Harland was part of a black organization, cornering the market on copper, and about to be exposed to the world. He had just excused himself from an acrimonious meeting with the wealthy Johnston Barker, perhaps another agent of the organization. Could Harland have defected? Spunky...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, murder mystery, female detective
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by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
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LibriVox recording of The Wyvern Mystery by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Read in English by Amy; fiddlesticks; John; Rachel Lintern; KaelyMonahan; Shasta; Lucy Park; Joan Windle; Sandra Cullum; Melissa Green; Dustin Thomas; Adrian Stephens A classic with a pinch of romance, a pinch of gothic, and a dash of mystery, are you interested yet? When young Alice Maybell’ father dies she is taken in by Squire Fairfield, a widower with two handsome young sons, Charles and Harry. As Alice grows into a...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance, horror, Mystery, Gothic, orphan, wyvern mystery
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by Robert Matteson Johnston
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LibriVox recording of The French Revolution by Robert Matteson Johnston. Read in English by Beth Thomas (1974-2020); Pamela Nagami; Michael Fassio; Ariphron; Richard Auty ; Lincoln Peterson; KHand; Sonia A companion volume to his previous "lightning biography" of Napoleon, this book is an outline of the overall shape and impact of the French Revolution, with references given for deeper study. It is a deliberately short and approachable work, suitable for those reading about the French...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, french revolution, napoleon, French history
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by Henry Blake Fuller
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LibriVox recording of The Cliff-Dwellers by Henry Blake Fuller. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Between the former site of old Fort Dearborn and the present site of our newest Board of Trade there lies a restricted yet tumultuous territory through which, during the course of the last fifty years, the rushing streams of commerce have worn many a deep and rugged chasm. These great canons—conduits, in fact, for the leaping volume of an ever-increasing prosperity—cross each other with a...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, Chicago, city, capitalism, skyscrapers, cliff-dwellers
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by Alexander Berkman
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LibriVox recording of Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman. Read in English by Kwame Genov; onhyattus; antonygirgis; MajorHistory; Stephen Harvey; ChadH94; Beau Wood; Christine Lehman; ke126; Josh Kibbey; Cate Mackenzie; Kathleen Moore; Andrew Grant; ljarrow; PhyllisV; Chuck Williamson; John In 1892, anarchist and Russian émigré Alexander Berkman was apprehended for the failed assassination of industrialist Henry Clay Frick. This was a retaliatory act meant to incite revolution...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, autobiography, anarchism, prison
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by William John Locke
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LibriVox recording of The Wonderful Year by William John Locke. Read in English by Simon Evers Martin Overshaw and Corinna Hastings are leading dull and unproductive lives in Paris, having fled humdrum England. They fall in with Fortinbras, who calls himself a Marchand de Bonheur. He predicts a bright future for them and suggests they set out on a journey through France together. The book follows their adventure which turns out to be far more complicated than it might at first seem. They meet a...
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by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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Librivox public domain recording of Anne of Avonlea by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Following Anne of Green Gables , the book covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. Anne of Avonlea follows Anne from the age of 16 to 18, during the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school. It includes many of the characters from Anne of Green Gables, as well new ones like Mr Harrison, Miss Lavendar Lewis, Paul Irving, and the twins Dora and Davy. (Summary from Wikipedia.org) Download M4B (243MB) For...
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Prelinger Archives
by Educational Pictures
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A short, silent narrative film about two suitors eager to please the same girl by climbing Mt Rainer to gather flowers.
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by Grace Livingston Hill
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LibriVox recording of Aunt Crete's Emancipation by Grace Livingston Hill. Read in English by Cori Samuel Aunt Lucretia — 'Crete' to her family — is a sweet, patient older woman, who lives with her narrow-minded sister and spoilt niece, acting as their unpaid and unappreciated domestic servant. When they leave town in order to avoid the unexpected visit of a "backwoods" cousin, she is left at home to welcome him. She's willing to love him whatever he's like, and he's looking for a...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, family, snobbery, prejudice, New Jersey, escape, cousin, aunt, niece, nephew,...
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by Margaret Gatty
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LibriVox recording of Aunt Judy's Tales by Margaret Gatty. Read in English by Aromli; mamos6489; Roohi This is a collection of six short stories by Margaret Gatty, writing as Mrs. Alfred Gatty. All told by 'an elder girl' in a large family to the 8 little ones gathered around. "There is not a more charming sight in the domestic world, than that of an elder girl in a large family, amusing what are called the little ones. "How could mamma have ventured upon that cosy nap in the...
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Occupy Wall Street YouTube Archive
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Veterans for Peace member Scott Olsen was wounded by a less-lethal round fired by either San Francisco Sheriffs deputies or Palo Alto Police on October 25, 2011 at 14th Street and Broadway in Downtown Oakland video of him as he was pulled away from the police line of fire. www.youtube.com *UPDATE* OPD ADMITS TO USING LESS THAN LETHAL ROUNDS "During the evening protest, a number of officers were assaulted, doused with hazardous materials and hit with large rocks and bottles, which resulted...
Topics: ows, occupyoakland, oakland, california, occupy, occupytogether, flashbang, protest, police,...
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Feature Films
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I downloaded the 2.4GB file from here and reduced it. In addition, I cropped the black from the sides and increased the aspect ratio while boosting the brightness and contrast.
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35mm Stock Footage
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Process plates shot along San Fernando Road railroad line in Los Angeles and Burbank, California.
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Topics: Motion pictures (Process plates), Los Angeles (Railroads), Los Angeles (History), Railroads,...
OHM 2013 Presentations
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How is Wikileaks dealing with the assault against it and what new leaks it is making available to the world. Wikileaks founder Jullian Assange will be speaking over video link from the Equadorian Embassy in London. Presenter: Julian Assange https://program.ohm2013.org/event/324.html Day 1 Start time 22:00 Duration 1:00 Location T1: Orwell Hall Type Lecture Track Observe
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Iraq War: Eyewitness Perspectives
by SPC Jessica Booker
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The 42nd Infantry Division's End of Tour Music Video. Includes video and still photography of Task Force Liberty and Iraqi Soldiers in Operation Iraqi Freedom 3.
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Topics: US Army, Iraq, Infantry, Operation Iraqi Freedom
Feature Films
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Hedy Lamarr and George Sanders in a movie based on Ben Ames Williams' novel of early 19th-century Maine. The IMDB entry is here . The video files with "_1946" in the file-name are of higher quality; the picture is sharper and there are no covered up watermarks. However, they have a very slight problem. At 1:25:26 the sign on the church is in French instead of English. The mpeg2 file is ready to be loaded into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) to create a DVD to watch on your television.
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Topics: logging, Maine, George Sanders, Hedy Lamarr, Moroni Olsen, Alan Napier, Ben Ames Williams
The Secret Life of Machines
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Topics: Secret Life Of Machines Season 1, Secret Life Of Machines, The Vacuum Cleaner
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by Stefan Zweig
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LibriVox recording of The Burning Secret, by Stefan Zweig. Read by Lee Smalley.  A lonely, convalescing 12 year-old boy and his attractive mother, who is in a loveless marriage, meet a gentleman while vacationing at a European resort. Seeking an enjoyable way to pass the time, the man schemes to seduce the woman with the unwitting help of the boy. The son, puzzled by the developing relationship, becomes increasingly isolated and suspicious as he loses his childish innocence in this gripping...
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"Voyage to the Planet of the Prehistoric Women" (1968) is the second of two reworkings of "Planeta Bur," a Soviet sci-fi film from 1959. The first was the similarly titled, "Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet" (1962) assembled by director Curtis Harrington for producer Roger Corman. "Voyage to the Planet of the Prehistoric Women" was confabulated by Peter Bogdanovich using the pseudonym, Derek Thomas. Working under the dictum that American International...
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Topics: Feature Films, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Roger Corman, Peter Bogdanovich, Pavel Klushantev, Curtis...
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by H. G. Wells
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Librivox recording of Ann Veronica by H. G. Wells. Read by Joy Chan. Ann Veronica was a controversial book detailing the development of a naive school girl into a "New Woman". When it was published, the Spectator described it as a "poisonous book ... capable of poisoning the minds of those who read it." Although it is unlikely to offend modern listeners in this way, this novel addresses many feminist issues that are still relevant today. (Summary by Joy Chan) For more free...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, feminism, suffragists, the New Woman
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by Earle Ashley Walcott
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Librivox recording of Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott. Read by Roger Melin. Giles Dudley is called upon by his cousin Henry Wilton to assist him in San Francisco, but the reason for the summons is not at all clear. Dudley answers the summons, only to find himself immediately wrapped in the middle of mystery and intrigue, the roots and ends of which he is utterly unaware. He has been given to care for a mysterious young boy whom he hasn't even seen. His cousin has mysteriously disappeared....
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by Harris Burland
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LibriVox recording of The Black Motor Car by Harris Burland. Read in English by Dru Conway; Ian King; jenno; Chris Hymans; Dafni Ma; Amy Deuchler; Jairus Amar; Charlie_MP; Keir; Jules Hawryluk Head over heels in love with the amazingly beautiful Mrs. de la Mothe, Jack Portheous is led to embezzle a large sum of money from the bank at which he works, and plans to elope with her to South America. On the eve of their planned departure, however, Jack finds his wife dead in their house, and as he...
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by John Galsworthy
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LibriVox recording of Beyond by John Galsworthy. Read in English by Simon Evers Gyp, the daughter of ex-Major Charles Claire Winton, at the age of 23 marries Fiorsen, a Swedish violin virtuoso. Her mother, the wife of another man, has been Winton's mistress; she had died when Gyp was born. A highly sensitive child, Gyp has grown up in isolated surroundings with a kind, but very British, father. As she gets older her father tries to introduce her into society. An attack of gout takes him to...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, marriage, misalliance
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by Thomas Seltzer, editor
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LibriVox recording of Best Russian Short Stories, edited by Thomas Seltzer. Read by volunteer readers. In this collection of Russian stories, editor and compiler Thomas Seltzer selects from a range of the best examples of 19th and early 20th century Russian literature. As a survey of famous authors at the height of the powers, as well as some writers who have been unjustly neglected, this anthology is indispensable. (Summary by Nullifidian) "Everything is subordinated to two main...
Topics: Librivox, audiobook, literature, Russia, short stories
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Thomas Paine
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LibriVox recording of The Age of Reason, by Thomas Paine. Read by JoeD. The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology is a pamphlet, written by a British and American revolutionary Thomas Paine. The Age of Reason challenges institutionalized religion and challenges the legitimacy of the Bible, the central sacred text of Christianity. Published in three parts in 1794, 1795, and 1807, it was a bestseller in the United States, where it caused a short-lived deistic...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, history, Deism, Freethought, Polemics
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of A Visit to Three Fronts: June 1916 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by Mike Pelton; Dave Gillespie; Ben Adams In the course of May 1916, the Italian authorities expressed a desire that some independent observer from Great Britain should visit their lines and report his impressions. It was at the time when our brave and capable allies had sustained a set-back in the Trentino owing to a sudden concentration of the Austrians, supported by very heavy artillery. I was...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, WWI, Doyle, england, Italy, France, WW1, World War One
Prelinger Archives
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Two young women take a Greyhound Bus tour across America. Includes a love story and a great song at the end - the whole bus breaks into song.
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by Horn, George E.
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The Third Avenue El, New York City 08:09:28:16 9th Avenue elevated line in New York City? 08:11:24:21 Pan of up Empire State Building. 08:12:12:00 Low angle of elevated railway, train enters frame and comes to halt. 08:12:52:07 Shaky perspective shot from train on elevated railway passing other trains. 08:13:20:00 Two trains, one after the other, passing camera on curved portion of elevated railway. 08:15:06:01 VS great stock footage of busy New York City intersection around the turn of the...
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A Word on The Word
by First Century Ministry.com
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The scriptures command circumcision to be a sign that we are in covenant with God, see how this is true for the old and new testament.
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Topics: circumcision, covenant, spirit, heart, sign, old testament, new testament, jesus
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by William Scott-Elliot
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Atlantis and the Lost Lemuria by William Scott-Elliot. Read in English by Rapunzelina This volume contains two publications by W. Scott-Elliot, namely The Story of Atlantis (1896) and The Lost Lemuria (1904). A theosophist and believer of the Occult, W. Scott-Elliot gives us a description of the history and structure of Atlantis and Lemuria, along with what he considers evidence of this. The Story of Atlantis is prefaced by Alfred Percy Sinnett. - Summary by...
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by Osborne Perry Anderson
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LibriVox recording of A Voice From Harper's Ferry by Osborne Perry Anderson. Read in English by JR Martin; Jim Locke A Voice from Harper's Ferry is the abolitionist testament of Osborne Perry Anderson, the only surviving black participant in the 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry organized by John Brown. The book details the motivations and preparations for the raid, the events that unfolded over several days in October 1859, and Anderson's subsequent escape. It ends with a short selection of poems...
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by Harriet Martineau
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LibriVox recording of DEERBROOK, by HARRIET MARTINEAU. Like the later and more famous novel Middlemarch, Deerbrook describes the life of country people in a fictional English town. The Grey family live in one of the loveliest houses in Deerbrook, but a change in their lives is going to take place... The Ibbotson sisters, Hester and Margaret, orphaned distant cousins of Mr. Grey. Like in Jane Austen's novels, we see how the sisters are trying to advance themselves. In Victorian England, the...
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A/V Geeks
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Interprets the hazards inherent to the intersection, using staged collisions with anthropomorphic dummies. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
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Prelinger Archives
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Notes in logbook.
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Lavender Lit 101 -- International LGB Literature up to 1923 by various authors. Multilingual readings by Maryanka; Mike Pelton; Martin Geeson; Eden Rea-Hedrick; Ben Adams; zephyr2050; Kristin Gjerløw; boodah; Algy Pug; Bellona Times; David Wales; Beth Thomas. This is a collection of 30 American and European gay, lesbian, & bisexual writers from the 16th thru early 20th Centuries. Heavy on poetry -- including a rousing WWI anthem from 1915 -- with a few short stories...
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by Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of King Coal, by Upton Sinclair. Read by Michelle Harris. King Coal is a book by Upton Sinclair, first published in 1917, that exposes the dirty working conditions in the coal mining industry in the western United States during the 1910s. As in an earlier work, The Jungle, Sinclair expresses his socialist viewpoints from the perspective of a single protagonist, Hal Warner, caught up in the schemes and plots of the oppressive American capitalist system. The book itself is...
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by Hermann Ungar
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Knaben und Mörder von Hermann Ungar. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Bernd Ungerer. 'Knaben und Mörder' enthält 2 Erzählungen von Hermann Ungar: 'Ein Mann und eine Magd' und 'Geschichte eines Mordes'. (Mißglücktes) Sexuelles Erwachen in der einen Geschichte, Haß gegen Andersartigkeit in der anderen Geschichte – die erbarmungslose Schilderung psychopathologischer Zustände auch in seinen anderen Werken führte zu kontroversen Diskussionen zu seiner Zeit. Hermann Ungar...
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by Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of The Lady from Nowhere, by Fergus Hume. Read by MaryAnn Spiegel. A mysterious woman is found murdered in a yellow boudoir. Who is she and where does she come from? Detective Absalom Gebb is on the case. (Introduction by MaryAnn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,...
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Books to Borrow
by Feinstein, Elaine
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314 pages ; 18 cm
Topics: Married women -- England -- Fiction, Adultery -- England -- Fiction, Adultery, Married women,...
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by Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Arnold Marion Fay (1882) offers a pair of romances, each involving a match between one titled personage and one commoner. The misalliances lead to the typical strains between parental desires and romantic wishes of the young. The novel’s primary characters have such noble dispositions that Trollope was impelled to create several far more interesting minor characters who either threaten mayhem or provide amusing...
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by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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LibriVox recording of The Man in Lower Ten, by Mary Roberts Rinehart. Read by MaryAnn Spiegel. Someone had to take the bank notes to Pittsburgh and take a statement from John Gilmore confirming that they were indeed forged. It was McKnight's turn to go, but he was bagging off because he wanted to spend the weekend visiting Alison West in Richmond. And so his law partner, Lawrence Blakeley, is left with no choice but to make the trip himself. All goes well at first, but on the train home,...
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by Edward Bellamy
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LibriVox recording of Looking Backward: 2000-1887, by Edward Bellamy. Read by Anna Simon. Looking Backward: 2000-1887 is a utopian novel by Edward Bellamy, , first published in 1888. It was the third largest bestseller of its time, after Uncle Tom's Cabin and Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. The book tells the story of Julian West, a young American who, towards the end of the 19th century, falls into a deep, hypnosis-induced sleep and wakes up more than a century later. He finds himself in the...
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Topics: Librivox, audiobook, science fiction, utopia, socialism, capitalism, Boston
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by Maurice Baring
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LibriVox recording of Lost Diaries by Maurice Baring. Read in English by Nemo; Kalynda; Eva Davis; Amy Gramour; BettyB; ToddHW Within these pages find passages from the "lost diaries" of a wide range of people: royal, regular, famous, infamous, historical, and fictional. - Summary by A. Gramour For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the Librivox Catalog Page for this recording. For...
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by Gene Stratton-Porter
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LibriVox recording of Michael O'Halloran, by Gene Stratton-Porter. Read by Mary Anderson. The story of a plucky, optimistic newsboy, Michael O'Halloran, who has been orphaned from a young age and asks nothing of the world but to "Be Square!" This is a warm and joyous story of how Michael makes life sunnier for those around him, bringing joy to all who know him. (Summary by Mary A.) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by May Agnes Fleming
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LibriVox recording of The Midnight Queen, by May Agnes Fleming. Read by Librivox volunteers. May Agnes Fleming is renowned as Canada's first best-selling novelist. She wrote 42 novels, many of which have only been published posthumely. The Midnight Queen is set in London, in the year of the plague 1665. Sir Norman Kingsley visits the soothsayer "La Masque" who shows him the vision of a beautiful young lady. Falling madly in love with her, he is astonished to find her only a short time...
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LibriVox recording of The Martyrdom Of Belgium; Official Report Of Massacres Of Peaceable Citizens, Women And Children By The German Army; Testimony Of Eye-Witnesses by George Cooreman. Read in English by David Wales The title says it all. World War I narratives of German activities in Belgium after the German invasion of this neutral country. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Fa'iz El-Ghusein
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LibriVox recording of Martyred Armenia, by Fa'iz El-Ghusein. Read by Margaret Espaillat. This is a first hand account of the Armenian Genocide written by a Syrian who had been a Turkish official for three and a half years. His accounts tell of the worst of humanity, and also of the noblest. The noble include families who courageously support each other in the face of death, and Turks who refuse to follow orders to kill, knowing that they shall be executed themselves for their defiance. The...
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by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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LibriVox recording of Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life (Version 2) by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Read in English by Tony Foster "Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life" was Mrs Gaskell's first full-length novel. It was published anonymously in that tumultuous year of political change, 1848 - only a few months after the Communist Manifesto co-authored by her fellow Manchester-resident, Friedrich Engels. Engels's experience as agent in his father's cotton-spinning factory...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox recording of The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy, read by Debra Lynn. The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886) is a tragic novel by English author Thomas Hardy subtitled, "The Life and Death of a Man of Character". It is set in the fictional town of Casterbridge (based on the town of Dorchester in Dorset). The book is one of Hardy's Wessex novels, all set in a fictional rustic England.(Summary from Wikipedia) A poor, disgruntled, drunken young man sells his wife and child to...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of The Merchant of Venice , by William Shakespeare William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice was probably written between 1596 and 1598, and was printed with the comedies in the First Folio of 1623. Bassanio, an impoverished gentleman, uses the credit of his friend, the merchant Antonio, to borrow money from a wealthy Jew, Shylock. Antonio pledges to pay Shylock a pound of flesh if he defaults on the loan, which Bassanio will use to woo a rich heiress, Portia. A subplot...
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by Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Moving Picture Girls; by Laura Lee Hope. Read by Cori Samuel. Ruth and Alice DeVere and their father Hosmer struggle to make ends meet in New York City - times are hard, even for a talented actor like Mr. DeVere. Just as he successfully auditions for a new play, an old voice affliction renders him terribly hoarse and he loses the role. Despite voice rest and medical treatment, Mr. DeVere's voice fails to improve, and it is impossible to find theatre work. A friend and...
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by Émile Zola
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of Marseilles by Émile Zola. (Translated by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly.) Read in English by Celine Major The elopement of Philippe Cayol, an aspiring liberal, poor and untitled with Blanche De Cazalis, niece of a powerful millionaire and politician sets the stage in this novel full of twists and turns with villains a plenty. Philippe's brother Marius strives to protect the two lovers from the De Cazalis' uncontrolled fury. Although written in his youth Zola's...
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by R. Austin Freeman
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Librivox recording of The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Jeffrey Blackmore suspiciously made two wills, both deceptively alike, but still, in a cunning way, completely different. John Thorndyke, equally cunning and smart, smells something fishy. With stylish cool and logic, he leads the story up to its marvelous and fully credible climax. (Summary by Neeru Iyer) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org ....
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by Émile Gaboriau
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LibriVox recording of Monsieur Lecoq, Part1: The Inquiry by Émile Gaboriau. Monsieur Lecoq is a captivating mystery, historical and love story : Around 11 o'clock, on the evening of Shrove Sunday 18.., close to the old Barrière d'Italie, frightful cries, coming from Mother Chupin's drinking-shop, are heard by a party of detectives led by Inspector Gévrol. The squad runs up to it. A triple murder has just been committed. The murderer is caught on the premises. Despite Gévrol's opinion that...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, French literature, mystery, detective, Lecoq, Father Absinthe, Gévrol,...
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